Takuan, also known as danmuji, is a type of pickled daikon radish. It is savory, crunchy, and mildly sweet. Takuan is popular as a garnish or side dish and is also enjoyed at the end of meals to help aid in digestion.
Uses: Slice takuan thinly before serving to tenderize it. Try takuan in stir-fry dishes to add texture and flavor.